90's Metal Chops

by Darius Wave

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  • Hi there folks!

    Welcome to 90's metal chops lesson!

    Learn some riffs insired by good old metal from the early 90's like Metallica, Megadeath, Pantera and other similar bands. This one will help You improve Your palm muting and pinch harmonics control. Don't be afraid of hitting really hard - this one will need it.

    Gear used (in order of connection chain placement):

    1. Hufschmid H6E "The Dragon" electric guitar (Kent Armstrong U.S.A pickups, Ernie Ball 10-46 strings)
    2. Behringer MIC100 tube preamp (-20db switch on, gain and out knobs about 50%)
    3. Presonus Inspire 1394 firewire audio interface (input gain 25%)
    4. TSE TS808 vst plug-in - booster (Drive 0, Tone 100%, Volume 60%)
    5. Poulin LeCto v1 vst plug-in - amp sim (All knobs 50%, red channel, modern mode)
    6. Kefir impulse loader + God's cab impulse SM57\NO-TS\57_1_inch_edge_pres_1.wav ((mix 100%, gain 30%, length 0 %)
    7. Q-filter vst plug-in
    (Low 139Hz Cut mode :: Mid1 5808 Hz -3dB width 0,50 oct :: Mid2 3778 Hz -5,5 dB 0,21 oct :: High 6630 Hz -4db)
    8. DAW EQ (1999 Hz -6dB Q=0,2)

    Screenshot of plug-ins setup : click here

    Tuning: - regular = E

    Backing track progression:

    * this track is made of riffs with E as a root - there is no particular chord progression for this kind of playing.
    If it had to be, it would probably look like this:

    4/4 INTRO: E-minor | E-minor | E-minor | E-minor | E-minor add5b | E-minor add5b | E-minor add5b | E-minor |

    VERSE: E-minor | E-minor | D-major/E | E-minor 5b | E-minor | E-minor | D-major/E | E-minor add5b |
    E-minor | E-minor 7 add5b | E-minor 7 add5b | E-minor 5b | E-minor | E-minor add9 | E-minor add5b/9/aug8 |
    E-minor add5b |

    CHORUS: E-minor | E-minor E-minor add5b | Bb | E-minor add5b | E-minor | E-minor Eminor 5b | Bb | Eminor add5b |
    E-minor | E-minor E-minor add5b | Bb | E-minor | E-minor 7 | E-minor 9 E-minor 7 | A-minor | Bb-sus2 |

    Tempo: Main song tempo is 140 bpm. There are also backing tracks available in 70, 95, 120 and 140 bpm.

    Time signature: 4/4

    Scale used in this lesson :




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